Rhode Island License Plate Lookup

Free Rhode Island License Plate Lookup

Lookup and search your Rhode Island license plate and get a free complete vehicle history report including: salvage status, theft or accident records, recalls and more!

Buying a used car is a smart way to get your dream car without breaking the bank. You will save on insurance and registration and of course less depreciation. Just make sure to do it right. Research as much as possible about the vehicle to avoid hidden issues. Use the vehicle VIN or license plate number to get a vehicle history report. Rhode Island license plate lookup is a great tool for anyone researching a vehicle’s history.

VinCheck.info offers free Rhode Island license plate lookup. Using your Rhode Island license plate number, you can get a complete vehicle report at no cost. A vehicle report from VinCheck.info contains:

  •    Vehicle Market Value
  •    Vehicle Specifications
  •    Equipment Details
  •    Fuel Efficiency
  •    Safety Rating
  •    Inspection Checklist
  •    Current Warranty
  •    NMVTIS Vehicle History Report

Rhode Island License Plates & Placards

Rhode Island License Plate LookupIf you are a resident of Rhode Island, you are required to register your vehicle in Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles.

If you are transferring from out-of-state, within 30 days of moving to Rhode Island you must obtain a new title and registration for your vehicle.

Vehicles 2001 or newer, if the title is from another state or the vehicle was registered in another state, a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) check in Rhode Island is required before you register the car. A title is needed for a VIN check.

Upon completing registration, you will receive a registration certificate, new plates and expiration stickers. The registration plate issued for a motor vehicle shall be attached to the rear of the vehicle.

If your plates are lost or stolen, you need to complete and sign the Application for Registration and the Affidavit for Cancellation of Registration for Lost Plates form. If your plates are damaged, fill up the Application for Registration and the Application for Remake of License Plates. Send the forms with the appropriate payment to the Division of Motor Vehicles Attn: Plates, 600 New London Avenue, Cranston RI 02920.

Types of Rhode Island Special License Plates

Transferring of License Plates in Rhode Island

You can transfer the registration and plates to a new vehicle as long as the name on the registration is the same. You will receive a registration only. No stickers will be issued. The expiration on your current stickers will be valid.

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Buying a used car in Rhode Island?  Don’t make a costly mistake. Run a Free License Plate Lookup for your Rhode Island-registered vehicle!

  1. Check for accidents. Every year, approximately 6.0 million automobile accidents are reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
  2. Check for title brands. Flood, hail-damage, and salvage titles are examples of critical title brands.
  3. Check for special purpose designations, including taxi-use, rental-use, or police-use.
  4. Check for thefts. Lookup a VIN to check for an active theft or previously recovered theft record.

Run a Free Rhode Island License Plate Lookup to uncover the full-story of your Rhode Island-registered vehicle.

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